Joining the Society

To join the Society – please complete and return the application form, or join at meeting

Click here for ‘New member application form’

Become a member and receive:

Reduced entry fees to our talks and visits

Special meetings and visits are only advertised to members

Discount for books bought direct from us

By email:

  • Reminders of meetings
  • News from other history societies
  • Invitations to other talks and events
  • Enquiries received – often interesting, and you might be able to help

Newsletters by email, or post

Loans for research projects from our large archive of books and photographs, by arrangement. See items marked on this page: Useful Local Sources (book, photos and films)

Support for your own local history research project, and the opportunity to display/publish your work

Are you: a local or new to the area/a researcher or just interested? We welcome everyone.


Membership £6 per person – Our year starts on 1st October

New members joining between 1st April and 30th September get the next year free


Questions, suggestions and submissions are welcome  – please use the contact us page